Just an hour south of Boston, this capital city of Rhode Island has a significant LGBT population including plenty of students and staff from Brown University, Johnson & Wales University, and Providence College. The city's handful of gay bars are mostly downtown, in the hip DownCity neighborhood.
There is no "gay-borhood" in Providence. Members of the gay and lesbian community can be found throughout the city's many neighborhoods. From Federal Hill — Providence's famed Little Italy — to the funky cool of the East Side, the city offers plenty to see and do.
Providence is the first capital city in the US with an openly gay mayor, David Cicilline, and although Rhode Island is one of the few New England states that does not officially recognize same-sex partnerships yet, there is a liberal social atmosphere. Providence is home to many art galleries, live music venues and theaters.
Mar 26, 2018 · PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island, March 26, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – After public pressure, the President of Providence College, Father Brian Shanley, OP, Author: Claire Chretien.
Providence College offers students the opportunity to participate in over 100 active clubs and organizations which focus on social, multicultural, political, professional, educational, athletic, community service, and wellness issues. Participation in these organizations offers the opportunity to take part in activities that interest them, affect change in our campus and local community, and.